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5 Best Workouts of 2017

5 best workouts

Workouts that stand the test of time! Go into 2018 strong with our 5 best workouts from 2017. Shake up what you’re doing right now and add some flair to your weekly routines. 1. The ladder drill workout Level: Intermediate This cardio and speed work agility ladder drill will unlock your inner athlete! Read more about it or check out this ...

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Detox Foods – Recipes

You’re here for some detox recipes, right?  This means you have read our article “Detoxing, a way of life” in the January / February 2018 issue of Fitness magazine, which includes a 7 day detox plan. This PDF outlines specific foods to avoid, and which foods to include in your detox plan, alongside some tasty recipes. Simply complete your email ...

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South Africa’s Elite Take up a New OCR Challenge

Warrior Race OCR

The event is the first of its kind to hit the South African world of obstacle course racing (OCR). The challenge will be to conquer the same number of obstacles as the Warrior Race, but in only 2 km.

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Ultramarathoner Gerda Steyn

Gerda Steyn is a rising star in the world of ultra-running. She grew up in the Free State and only started taking running seriously two years ago, after finishing her first Comrades Marathon. “With the help of Nedbank Running Club, I managed to improve significantly as a runner, and decided to pursue my dream of becoming a professional. I’m a ...

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African XCO Champion Bianca Haw

Bianca Haw was always going to be a mountain biker. As daughter to the effervescent ‘Farmer Glen’ Haw, the man behind world-famous races such as Sani2c, Imana Wild Ride and joBerg2c, she was around the sport from a young age. Although professional cycling was on her radar from early on, the KwaZulu-Natal youngster followed her own path playing a variety ...

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Olympic Sprinter – Alyssa Conley 

Alyssa Conley

Alyssa Conley (aka ACSpeedstar) lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has completed her undergraduate degree in Sports Psychology and her Honors degree in Sports Management at the University of Johannesburg. Alyssa first showed her talent and hard work as a youngster representing South Africa at the Pacific School Championships in Australia, where she placed second in the 200m and took gold ...

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MTB Downhill World Champ – Rachel Atherton

Over the years, Rachel Atherton has become a major player in downhill racing. After winning a host of categories in 2005, she was named Times Young Sportswoman of the Year and hasn’t looked back since. She totally dominated the women’s downhill circuit in 2008, winning the World Cup overall and taking World Championship gold. On her way to the World ...

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Africa’s Fittest Woman, Celestie MacIntosh

Africa’s Fittest Woman, Celeste MacIntosh has made it to CrossFit Regionals five times – more than any local CrossFit athlete. She now balances her training as an elite athlete with a career as a part-time digital marketing consultant. “And I’m very excited with a new love to get my mind out of the gym and have a different focus. CrossFit ...

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